Tag Archives: Route 8

Firefighters extinguish car fire on Route 8

BEACON FALLS — No one was injured when an SUV caught fire on Route 8 Wednesday evening, but the vehicle is a total loss. Beacon Hose Co. No. 1 Fire…

DOT driver charged in connection with accident

NAUGATUCK— A driver with the state Department of Transportation was on multiple drugs when he crashed the tractor-trailer he was driving on Route 8 southbound at about 11:40 a.m. on…

DOT truck crashes down embankment

NAUGATUCK — A state Department of Transportation tractor-trailer pulling an excavator on a flatbed veered off Route 8 southbound and crashed down an embankment Monday morning. The accident occurred at…

Crash closes Route 8 for hours

NAUGATUCK — A two-car crash on Route 8 north involving a vehicle that state police said had been parked and abandoned on the side of the roadway led to a…

State police investigating road rage incident on Route 8

NAUGATUCK — State police are seeking information on a reported road rage incident Tuesday on Route 8 involving someone shooting at another car. State police said the incident played out…

Driver facing charges after toddler ejected from car during crash

BEACON FALLS — A toddler and two drivers escaped serious injuries in a crash on Route 8 North Friday afternoon. State police said a 19-month-old boy was ejected from a…

Police identify teen struck, killed on Route 8

NAUGATUCK — State police identified the pedestrian struck and killed on Route 8 last week as 14-year-old Michael Shore of Southington. Shore was killed Dec. 22 when he was struck…

Pedestrian hit on Route 8 dies

NAUGATUCK — A pedestrian was killed after being struck twice Thursday evening by two different vehicles traveling on Route 8’s northbound and southbound lanes near exit 27, the Maple Street…

First responders extricate driver after accident

NAUGATUCK — A two-vehicle crash caused delays near exit 26 along Route 8 north on Tuesday. Capt. Albert Beltrami of the Naugatuck Fire Department said firefighters responded to the collision…

Beacon Falls man dies in Route 8 accident

WATERBURY — A 35-year-old Beacon Falls man was killed early Friday morning in a one-car accident on Route 8. State police reported Roy J. Gruner, of 30 Andrasko Road, Beacon…